To practise as a regulated health professional in Ontario, you must be a member of your profession’s regulatory college and hold a certificate of registration. Regulated health professionals are required by law to deliver competent, ethical and professional services, and are accountable to the public through their respective colleges.
The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) is the regulatory body for massage therapists in Ontario. The CMTO is dedicated to excellence in protecting the public, serving its members, and promoting the highest possible quality of the practice of massage therapy in a safe and ethical manner.
To practice as a Registered Massage Therapist in Ontario, internationally educated massage therapists must hold a Certificate of Registration with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). To receive a Certificate of Registration, internationally educated massage therapists must pursue the following:
To learn more about the registration requirements, please visit the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario website.
Visit Services for Internationally Educated Health Professionals for information about Access Centre services and how to participate.